Whether you’re a musician, an athlete or an audio techie, earbuds are a fantastic way to experience your favorite sounds to their fullest without the clunkiness or constrictions of headphones. If you already have a great pair of earbuds, you might think that you’ve reached the pinnacle of audio enjoyment until a newer model comes out. That’s where you’re wrong. At Hearing Components, we develop a range of technologies and products to make your earbuds feel and sound even better. We’re also passionate about connecting fellow audio lovers with all of the counsel and support they need to get the most out of their listening experiences. So today, we’ll be running through five essential features your current earbuds are (probably) missing.
1. Wireless Functionality
If you own a pair of wired earbuds right now, you’ve likely experienced the frustration of getting them tangled in your pockets or snagged on doorknobs, table corners and chairs in your home. And let’s not forget about being forced to carry your laptop, phone or tablet around the house when you’re trying to enjoy your favorite tunes or podcasts. If you’re sick and tired of these annoyances, then you should definitely look into upgrading to earbuds with wireless functionality. A high-quality pair of wireless earbuds will provide the same excellent bass and sound clarity as their wired cousins, so you won’t need to worry about sacrificing quality in favor of convenience. Moreover, quality wireless buds can pair with Bluetooth devices from up to 50 feet away, allowing you to move throughout your space and enjoy your audio without hauling tech around with you. And while wireless earbuds are limited by their battery life, models from reputable brands can last six hours (or longer) between charges!
Note: Not sure which wireless earbuds you should look into? Then check out The Dash by Bragi. These top-quality buds feature excellent comfort and passive noise isolation, and they’re fully compatible with our Truly Wireless tips!
2. Strong Grip
Slippery and ill-fitting earbuds are the bane of every athlete and music lover. You’re in the middle of an intense workout or jam session, immersing yourself in the power and passion of your audio, when your earbuds suddenly slip loose. You’re forced to slow down or stop completely to pop them back into your ears, but by the time you do, you’ve lost your rhythm and drive. Sound familiar? Then it’s time to invest in earbuds with superior grip strength. Fortunately, there are a number of strategies you can use to enhance the grip of your current buds, meaning that you don’t need to go out and purchase a new pair. Some audio enthusiasts will buy or build “ear hooks” for their buds to facilitate a better fit, but the easiest way to boost the grip of your earbuds is with upgraded tips. For example, Comply™ Foam Tips utilize unique viscoelastic memory foam technology to provide a dynamic custom fit. As a result, our products offer 100% better grip strength than standard silicone tips, eliminating interruptions during your listening sessions.
One of the biggest drawbacks to conventional earbuds is that they often cause ear fatigue after being used for more than an hour or so. Why? Because the tips on these buds are made from relatively inflexible silicone that’s incapable of adapting to the unique size and shape of your ears. Your ear canals are continuously changing in response to temperature, movement and a variety of other factors, which is why it’s so important to use earbud tips that are soft and pliable enough to account for these changes. That’s where foam earbud tips come in. Our Comply™ Foam Tips are 30x softer than silicone, resulting in extremely comfortable listening experiences that free your ears from pain and fatigue. And trust us, once you’ve experienced the feeling of truly comfortable earbuds, you’ll never go back to silicone.
4. Sound Isolation
How many times have you tossed in your earbuds during your daily commute or jog, only to have your aural enjoyment spoiled by a loud conversation or the dreaded sounds of car horns? Basic earbud tips just aren’t equipped to keep those pesky exterior noises out of your ears, resulting in constant interruptions when you’re trying to dive into your music. Luckily, you can address this common issue with the right set of earbud tips. Thicker earbud tips offer greater external dB reduction, preventing external sounds from pushing through your audio. That’s why we designed our Comply™ Foam Tips to be 10x thicker than standard ones, achieving exceptional sound isolation for more consistent and enjoyable listening experiences. Best of all, higher dB reduction enables enhanced sound at lower volumes, meaning that you can use Comply™ tips to experience the full highs and lows of your audio without damaging your ears.
When you purchase a pair of quality earbuds, it’s important to care for them properly to protect that investment. After all, wearing earbuds while working out, playing music, dancing and a wide range of other athletic activities exposes them to moisture, sweat and earwax. These substances can cause extensive damage to your earbuds if they’re allowed into their soundports, drastically reducing the lifespan of your new audio gear. Thankfully, you can take steps to defend your earbuds from debris through filtering technology. For example, our Comply™ Foam Tips can be equipped with SweatGuard, acoustically transparent filters built within each tip to keep excess debris from building up in the soundport. Filters like these are a natural choice for users looking to improve the durability and longevity of their high-end earphones, keeping them in outstanding condition for years to come.
Contact Hearing Components
Are you interested in learning about other ways to improve your earbuds? Then be sure to call or message Hearing Components today. We would be more than happy to chat with you about the different earbud accessories and technologies you can use to make your listening experiences more enjoyable. Also, don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you’re interested in purchasing or learning more about our Comply™ Foam Tips. We look forward to hearing from you soon!